The Laws of Texas, 1925 [Volume 23] Page: 85 of 822
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SPECIAL LAWS. 73
tions and indebtedness outstanding in said Ropes Independent
School District No. 1, within the territorial limits, or within
the metes and bounds of the said Clauene District as here created
shall be assumed and are hereby made binding and valid
obligations of the said Clauene Independent School District as
the same is created by the Act.
SEC. 15. The local maintenance tax, as bonding tax, if any,
heretofore voted by the qualified voters of said Ropes Independent
School District No. 6, in Hockley County, Texas, and now
in force therein, are hereby validated and contained in the Independent
School District hereby created, until such time as a
majority of the qualified property tax paying voters of said
district shall see proper to increase, diminish, or abolish the
same, as provided under the General Statutes of this State.
SEC. 16. The title to all property of every kind and wherever
situated now owned and vested in said Ropes Independent
School District No. 1, Hockley County, Texas, that is within the
territory, or the metes and bounds, of the said Clauene Independent
School District No. 6, is hereby divested out of said Ropes
Independent School District No. 1, and is hereby vested in the
board of trustees of said Clauene Independent School District.
SEC. 17. Any vacancy occurring on the board of trustees
shall be filled by the remaining members thereof by appointment
for the unexpired term of a person qualified under the
provisions of this Act to hold such office.
SEC. 18. The trustees shall provide a suitable seal to be used
in the authentication of all bonds, warrants, contracts or other
documents executed by authority of said board.
SEC. 19. In all matters not provided for in this Act, the said
board of trustees in said Clauene Independent School District,
and all other officers thereof shall be governed by the General
Laws of the State of Texas, applicable to independent school districts.
SEC. 20. All laws and parts of laws in conflict with the provisions
of this Act, in so far as this Act is concerned, are hereby
repealed; and should any section or provision in this Act
be declared by the courts unconstitutional or invalid, such decision
shall not impair any of the remaining sections or provisions
of this Act.
SEC. 21. The fact that the educational facilities of the territory
comprising the Clauene Independent School District are insufficient
for want of adequate school buildings to adequately
maintain the schools, creates an emergency and an imperative
public necessity, and the Constitutional Rule requiring bills to
be read on three several days in each House be suspended, and
also creates an emergency requiring that this Act shall take
effect and be in full force from and after its passage, and it is
[NoTE.-The enrolled bill shows that the foregoing Act passed
the House, 110 yeas, 0 nays; passed the Senate, 29 yeas, 0 nays.]
Approved February 24, 1925.
Effective February 24, 1925.
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1925 [Volume 23], book, 1925; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15499/m1/85/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .